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Palaeography for Family and Local Historians 2nd Revised Edition

Palaeography for Family and Local Historians 2nd Revised Edition

by Hilary Marshall

Palaeography for Family and Local Historians : 2nd Revised Edition

Family and local historians frequently encounter the challenge posed by the writing, and sometimes the translation, of the records which might most enab...
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Tracing Your Ancestors'  Parish Records

Tracing Your Ancestors' Parish Records

by Stuart A Raymond

Tracing Your Ancestors' Parish Records

Parish records are essential sources for family and local historians, and Stuart Raymond's handbook is an invaluable guide to them. He explores and explains the fascinating and var...
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Tracing Your House History

Tracing Your House History

by Gill Blanchard

Tracing Your House History : A Guide for Family Historians

Anyone who wants to find out about the history of their house – of their home – needs to read this compact, practical handbook. Whether you live in a manor ...
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A Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

A Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

by Christopher Coredon

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

An interest in the middle ages often brings the non-specialist reader up short against a word or term which is not understood or only imperfectly understood. This dictionary is i...
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A Secretary Hand ABC Book

A Secretary Hand ABC Book

by Alf Ison

A Secretary Hand ABC Book

This book is a guide to reading old documents. It takes the reader through the alphabet with examples of how letters might appear. Each letter is matched with relevant words and illustrations i...
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Ecclesiastical Courts, Officials & Records: Sex, Sin And Probate

Ecclesiastical Courts, Officials & Records: Sex, Sin And Probate

by Colin Chapman

Ecclesiastical Courts Officials and Records : Sex, Sin and Probate

An easy-to-understand explanation of the complex organisation and procedures of Church Courts and their officials. Ecclesiastical Courts granted probat...
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Examples of Handwriting 1550-1650

Examples of Handwriting 1550-1650

by W S B Buck

Examples of Handwriting 1550-1650

This title contains handwriting examples, both for the alphabet and of commoner forenames for the period.

This book also includes a number of varieties, so as to form a nucleus for ref...
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Latin For Local And Family Historians

Latin For Local And Family Historians

by Denis Stuart

Latin For Local And Family Historians : A Beginner's Guide

Latin is the language of a vast quantity of source material but despite the popularity of researching family and local history there has been no recent textbook...
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Reading Latin Epitaphs

Reading Latin Epitaphs

by John Parker

A Handbook for beginners ( with illustrations)

This compact handbook enables users to quickly and accurately read Latin epitaphs in churches, no matter what their knowledge of the language is. John Parker has reproduced...
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Understanding Documents for Genealogy and Local History

Understanding Documents for Genealogy and Local History

by Bruce Durie

Understanding Documents for Genealogy & Local History

Genealogists and local historians have probably seen every birth, marriage, death and census record available, and are adept at using the internet for research. Howe...
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Wills Of Our Ancestors

Wills Of Our Ancestors

by Stuart A Raymond

Wills Of Our Ancestors : A Guide for Family and Local Historians

What are wills, and how can they be used for family and local history research? How can you interpret them and get as much insight from them as possible? ...
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A Handbook of Dates For Students Of British History

A Handbook of Dates For Students Of British History

by C R Cheney

A Handbook Of Dates For Students Of British History : New Edition

A Handbook of Dates is an unrivalled reference book for historians. It provides in clear, user-friendly form, tables which allow the calculation of the d...
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Making Sense Of Latin Documents For Family And Local Historians

Making Sense Of Latin Documents For Family And Local Historians

by Brooke Westcott

Making Sense of Latin Documents For Family & Local Historians

The farther back your research takes you, the more likely you are to come across documents partially or wholly in Latin. Index entries and catalogue descript...
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The Parish Atlas of England

The Parish Atlas of England

by Tim Cockin

The Parish Atlas of England : An Atlas of English Parish Boundaries

The Parish is the territorial unit for most
public registering in local history. In this sevenyear, solo, labour of love project, Tim Cockin has trace...
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The Parish Chest

The Parish Chest

by William Edward Tate

Parish Chest

This is the third edition of a classic. It is the standard study of the parochial administration in England. It has stood the test of seven decades of intensive use and enjoys universal veneration as the un...
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Tracing Your Ancestors Through Local History Records

Tracing Your Ancestors Through Local History Records

by Jonathon Oates

Tracing Your Ancestors Through Local History Records

Family history should reveal more than facts and dates, lists of names and places It should bring ancestors alive in the context of their times and the surroundings t...
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Treasures Of British History

Treasures Of British History

by Peter & Dan Snow

Peter & Dan Snow's Treasures of British History : The Nation's Story Told Through Its Most Important 50 Documents

Take a spirited tour of British history, as told through 50 key documents. From the Magna Carta to Hitler...
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